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Our Maytag MDBH950AWS is only two days old and we are having the

Same problem. It remains full of moisture even after the heated drying cycle is complete. Where does it vent? There aren't any steam vents up front! I called the company and was told that after three months, the machine will have adjusted and the moisture will not occur.

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I have one that does not vent. Was told the new one do not vent. Mine is 1 month old I have had repairman out twice. #1 Said my heater worked. #2 said he repaired my venting that was blocked.No steam in front anymore.
The problem with the dishwasher being full of moisture after the drying cycle, also letting it stand overnight after drying, STILL full of moisture! I think this is going to remain like this. After three months is it the machine adjusting to the moisture or YOU!

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Sounds like you have a Clogged Vent

If your dryer seems to run forever, it could be because of a clogged vent or internal ductwork. Your dryer may have an automatic cycle that turns off the dryer when the clothes are dry. It does this with a special thermostat or moisture-sensing system.
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Cycling thermostat
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